Web Publishing using Microsoft FrontPage

2 Day Course
Hands On
Code QAFPGEN-1

This course has been retired in favour of the Website Authoring using Microsoft Expression Web course.

Modules

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Setting the scene (3 topics)

  • Web evolution
  • The Internet and intranets
  • Benefits to an organisation.

FrontPage Editing Environment (14 topics)

  • Creating a Web
  • Wizards and Templates
  • Opening a Web
  • Views and panes
  • Folders view
  • Page view
  • Creating a page
  • Normal tab
  • HTML tab
  • Preview tab
  • Page tabs
  • Folder list and Navigation Pane
  • Page creation tools
  • Formatting pages.

Introduction to HTML (6 topics)

  • HTML standards
  • Tags, Elements, Attributes and Values
  • Paragraphs and line breaks
  • Headings
  • Alignment
  • Text formatting.

Working with Images (2 topics)

  • Web graphics, Image file formats, GIF, JPEG and PNG
  • Transparency, animation, background colour and images: Using AutoShapes and WordArt.

Links (5 topics)

  • Internal and external hyperlinks
  • Formatting links
  • Email links
  • Graphical hyperlinks
  • Image Maps.

Enhancing Web pages (13 topics)

  • Creating Tables
  • Table properties
  • Cell properties
  • Table Layout and Cells
  • HTML for tables
  • Frames and framesets
  • Targeting
  • Frame tags and attributes
  • Inline frames
  • Form creation
  • Form components
  • Using e-mail
  • Confirmation pages.

Publishing Webs (6 topics)

  • FrontPage publishing
  • Excluding files from publishing
  • Single page publishing
  • Background publishing
  • Publishing to a non-extended server
  • Alternatives to FrontPage publishing.

Working with Microsoft Office (3 topics)

  • Importing Microsoft files
  • Linking to other formats
  • Microsoft Office Web components.

Site Management (9 topics)

  • Deleting, moving and renaming pages
  • Renaming a Web, Deleting a Web
  • Using Reports to optimise your site
  • Usage Analysis Reports
  • Broken links
  • Fixing a broken link
  • Bandwidth issues
  • Disk-based and Server-based Webs
  • Preserving HTML.

Measuring the Benefits (4 topics)

  • Using FrontPage for Web authoring vs ASCII editors
  • Open standards and proprietary extensions
  • Advanced authoring features
  • External and internal sites.

Planning a Web Site (1 topic)

  • Considerations before starting the design and implementation of a new Web Site.

Version Comparisons (1 topic)

  • Comparisons of FrontPage versions: 98, 2000, 2002 and 2003.

Prerequisites

Anyone wishing to produce well designed web pages and web sites and looking for an introduction to HTML and Microsoft FrontPage. This course is suitable for delegates using any version of FrontPage. Delegates must be frequent users of Windows 9x, NT, or 2000+ and be familiar with the use of LAN-based PC applications and should also be familiar with the World Wide Web. This is not a technical course and no programming experience is required.

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